Summer 2013 Program

2013 PUMP Summer Program - July 7 - August 2

California State University Northridge

 







 


The 2013 summer program was hosted by California State University Northridge.

The participants were:

Jillian Glassett

Channel Islands

Ulysses Alvarez

Fullerton

Diana Gonzales

Long Beach

Brianna Amador

Northridge

Luis Mendoza

Northridge

Daisy Cuevas

Pomona

Joseph Jefferson

Pomona

Estefany Flores-Gutierrez

San Bernardino

Blaine Kutin

Channel Islands

Patrick Kwon

Long Beach

Julia Dandurand

Northridge

Francisco Ruelas

Northridge

Lauren Gomez

Pomona

Michael Lessley

Pomona

Marisela Hernandez

San Bernardino

Asha Cyrs

Fullerton

Khoa Cao

Fullerton

Andrew Navarro

Channel Islands

Goitom Fitwi

Northridge

Joseph Chavoya

Fullerton

Jeffrey Limbacher

Northridge

Maria So

Northridge

Adriana Granados

Pomona

Mayra McGrath

San Bernardino

 

It was a seven-day-a- week program that prepared students for taking advanced mathematics courses. Dr. Stephen Breen (CSU Northridge) assisted by the graduate students Lorena Lopez, Robert Ostrander, and Austin Nickel worked in the program. Click here for the list of topics covered in Summer 2013.

The program also had the following speakers:

Dr. Michael Cranston, U.C. Irvine

Dr. Tomothy Lucas, Pepperdine University

Dr. Geoffrey Buhl, CSU Channel Island

Dr. William Yessen, Post-Doc at Rice University, former CSUN student

Dr. Triet Pham, Post-Doc at Rutgers University, former CSULB student

Cynthia Flores, Ph.D. candidate at UCSB, former CSUN student

Peri Shereen, Ph.D. student at UCR, former CSULB student

 

Donna Blanton, Ph.D. student at UCR, former CSULB student

Gerardo Zelaya, Master student at CSUN

All talks emphasized the importance of getting a doctoral degree, how to select and apply to PhD programs and how to be prepared and succeed in such programs.

We also had Nisha Khilnani, Undergraduate at CSU Pomona and Omar Mendez, Master student at CSU Pomona, that gave information about REUs and other summer programs.

 

*PUMP: PREPARING UNDERGRADUATES through MENTORING towards PhDs is designed to help students interested in Mathematics to pursue a successful career in this field. It is supported by the National Science Foundation .

 

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